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Motorcyclist killed in crash on 1st Avenue in St. Petersburg

Officers from the St. Petersburg Police Department are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist. The crash occurred at approximately 9:24 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7th, 2022.

Investigators reports that 44 year-old Christoper Smith of St. Petersburg was operating a black Suzuki Motorcycle westbound on 1st Avenue North.

A blue Subaru Legacy was traveling northbound on 42nd Street North. Both the Subaru Legacy and Smith entered the intersection at the same time where they ultimately collided. Maps indicate that a northbound driver on 42nd Street N would encounter a stop sign and must yield to all traffic on 1st Avenue.

Smith died at the scene.

The other driver, who was not injured, stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The investigation continues.

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